E.B. White

E.B. White

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by Scott Elledge
     
 

“A splendid exercise in scholarship and literary analysis—and fun to read.” —“New and Recommended,” New York Times Book Review
Here is a richly detailed and vivid biography of the man who wrote Charlotte’s Web, The Trumpet of the Swan, and Stuart Little; the White of “Strunk and White”; the writer whose style

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“A splendid exercise in scholarship and literary analysis—and fun to read.” —“New and Recommended,” New York Times Book Review
Here is a richly detailed and vivid biography of the man who wrote Charlotte’s Web, The Trumpet of the Swan, and Stuart Little; the White of “Strunk and White”; the writer whose style and humor were so important in distinguishing The New Yorker’s first thirty years. Included are some fifty photographs and drawings, as well as manuscript facsimiles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393303056
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1986
Pages:
420
Sales rank:
987,452
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.86(d)

Meet the Author

Scott Elledge was Goldwin Smith Professor of English Emeritus at Cornell University. He was the author of E. B. White: A Biography and Wider than the Sky: Poems Selected for Young Readers. He was the editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Paradise Lost, Eighteenth-Century Critical Essays, and Milton’s "Lycidas": An Approach to Criticism.

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